How long Spice lasts in your body depends on which synthetic cannabinoids are found in the Spice mixture. Its effects may last for hours to days, even weeks. More on Spice duration of action here.
Do app users, as a group, have an advantage in terms of maintaining sobriety. Yes! We review here and invite your feedback on using apps for addiction recovery here.
Originally, ecstasy was used as an appetite suppressant or an aid to psychotherapy. Today, it is used recreationally for its psychoactive effects. More on ecstasy use here.
Help for buprenorphine addiction includes supervised withdrawal, physical stabilization, and mental health counseling. Learn where to find help and who to ask here.
How do you know when you still resent others? When a person or situation is not allowed safe passage through your consciousness. More on why it's so hard to stop blaming...and how to resolve the cause of resentment here.
Is there a difference between physical dependence and addiction to heroin? The line is delicate, but there is a difference. More on this distinction here.
Yes, you can get high on opioids. But how does euphoric effect work in the brain? And what are your risks of addiction or dependence? We review here.
Questions to help guide you in identifying addiction in a spouse or partner.
Meth overdose amounts vary according to factors such as tolerance, age, weight, and general health. Generally, 50-150 mg of meth are considered heavy doses of meth. But meth overdose manifests no immediate signs. More here.
Symptoms of Percocet addiction include doctor shopping, non-prescription use, and continued use of Percocet despite negative life consequences. More signs here.
Don't wallow! Get your life back on track after a slip up. Here, we present a concrete plan of action to catch yourself before you fall too far.
Cocaine levels peak anywhere from 5-45 minutes after dosing (depending on mode of administration), but metabolites can last for days in your system. Personal tolerance, use, and exposure patterns also determine how long cocaine lasts. We examine more here.
A snapshot of the addiction treatment scene in Alabama. Graphics and data on inpatient vs. outpatient treatment, client numbers and beds, as well as organizational structure and ways to pay for addiction treatment in the great State of Alabama.
Addicts are prone to low self-esteem, especially in early recovery. So how can you increase your self-esteem? 4 practical tips and suggestions here.
An addiction is something that takes over your life. When treated, addiction can be a blessing in disguise...but there are no good addictions. More on understanding the compulsive urges that characterize addiction here
Objective criteria exists to determine when recreational use of alcohol has become problem drinking. Guidelines and questions to ask yourself here.